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favoritefavoritefavorite Jan 13, 2018
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Thanks to this, I can now determine that the the one gallon coupon given out to visitors to...

11:10:43:06 Shot from car slowly passing a Sinclair gas station in late 1950s early 1960s, signs outside of gas station advertise �Clean Restrooms� , �Open 24 Hours� , gas priced at 28.9 cents per gallon and a �Free 2 lb. Sugar with 10 gallons�11:11:37:09 Pan over Sinclair gas/service station in late 1950s early 1960s, sign in front of car garage advertises �$2 wheels balanced� deal. shotlist from PA-1344:01:23:33:13Driveby shot of Sinclair gasoline station; gas selling at 28.9...

Thanks to this, I can now determine that the the one gallon coupon given out to visitors to...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Aug 27, 2018
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The soundtrack is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iXW_j1KD2k The Twins -1976 - AT&T Tech...

workprint; silent with some scratches and damage, but shows building of WTC towers in brief sequence, then installation of telephone plant inside center; ca. 1970 skeletal entry

The soundtrack is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iXW_j1KD2k The Twins -1976 - AT&T Tech...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Aug 19, 2017
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I like this one a lot. The city slicker guy is actually collecting information in secret for an...

Importance of railroads to 1950s America.
Topic: Transportation: Railroad

I like this one a lot. The city slicker guy is actually collecting information in secret for an...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Apr 22, 2018
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The film ends at around 25 min, but a copy of Streamlines in black and white got spliced to the...

Relates how Americans build, from youth throughout life, by using their ingenuity not only in technological advancement but in everyday efforts by everyone. Many stock shots to be logged.

The film ends at around 25 min, but a copy of Streamlines in black and white got spliced to the...

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I don't remember this program during high school, but it is a great orientation for young people...

Many good stock shots to be logged. Directed by Edward Seward. Narrated by George Bryan. Produced by John Bransby. Written and Supervised by J. Kenneth Roden.
Topic: industrial film

I don't remember this program during high school, but it is a great orientation for young people...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Aug 5, 2018
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There was a black and white copy of this on YouTube that had some sound problems. This one is in...

Shows how an oil well is drilled and crude oil is brought up from the ground and started on its way to the refinery. While live action is used to show glimpses of a drilling crew at work animation reveals what is taking place below the surface of the ground.

There was a black and white copy of this on YouTube that had some sound problems. This one is in...

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favoritefavoritefavorite Jul 21, 2005
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After having watched many of the films, I've noticed that many of the ones I seem to go back to...

0703 PA8668 Beatrice Foods News Reports from Around the World

After having watched many of the films, I've noticed that many of the ones I seem to go back to...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 18, 2013
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This is the film which contains a commercial for Willow Grove picnic area and amusement park, with...

Features bands playing at music stand; plus 20 minute film of amusement park, rides and circus.

This is the film which contains a commercial for Willow Grove picnic area and amusement park, with...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Aug 28, 2017
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A city adopted these birds because they ate mosquitoes. They displaced their need for pesticides...

Produced with funding from Trio Manufacturing Co., maker of Trio-Musselman Martin Houses.

A city adopted these birds because they ate mosquitoes. They displaced their need for pesticides...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Sep 17, 2005
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Having watched all the Frith films on the site, I have developed a special love for them. The...

Topic: need meta

Having watched all the Frith films on the site, I have developed a special love for them. The...

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favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite Mar 15, 2008
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Beaumont CA is a small town an hour from Los Angeles in remote desert terrain. You can hear the...

Dramatized screen ad showing how a flashlight powered by Eveready batteries prevents a train wreck.
Topics: Advertising: Screen ads, Transportation: Railroad, Batteries

Beaumont CA is a small town an hour from Los Angeles in remote desert terrain. You can hear the...

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favoritefavoritefavorite Jul 8, 2011
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You could compare this film to Rochester: A City of Quality which is sillier and more interesting...

Many stock shots to be logged. On Ulster County, New York -- Kingston area Produced for IBM employees and recruits. Men and women walking into IBM buildings Leisure activities. Folk hootenany outside

You could compare this film to Rochester: A City of Quality which is sillier and more interesting...

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Advertising

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Mar 23, 2016
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about San Francisco

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Mar 7, 2016
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Jul 18, 2016
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The production and distribution of a daily newspaper in Buffalo, New York.

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to come
Topic: to come

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May 2, 2015
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Woman sings at Chronicle KPO NBC broadcast. Sign of "City of St. Francis" behind her and band
Topic: singer

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Nov 26, 2012
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Apr 13, 2014
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The film concerns the damage to soil and wildlife that accompanied the winning of the continent by westward migration, and the value of such life and current activities in restoration.

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Dec 7, 2013
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Includes early footage of the Golden Gate Bridge and the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

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Jun 10, 2012
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Silent film looks at a variety of sports and outdoor activities that are done throughout the seasons.
Topic: sports

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Jun 6, 2016
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Explains why soil is a valuable natural resource. Compares early-day farming and movement of crops to market with modern methods, stressing the need for conservation procedures.

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Jun 4, 2014
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San Francisco's own 363rd Regiment returns to the city / Ferry pulling into the pier / dignitaries on hand including Mayor Rolph / parade up Market Street which is festooned with garlands for the event / Mayor Rolph on the reviewing stand / crowds / units march up to the City Hall / part of the 450,000 who were there to welcome the regiment home

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Silent footage documenting paper checks.
Topic: checks

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"1947 Heading South April to June 6500 Miles." Moravian Graveyard; houses and trees, Charleston, Old Slave mart (slave market), swamp

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Sep 3, 2012
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Films Promoting U.S. Savings Bonds, - "take care of it now; and you'll take care of later" - Animated promotion "Payroll Savings Plan"

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Mar 6, 2016
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00:15:07 Worrall 50024 Kids playing 00:23:40 Some really ghostly out of focus shots 00:27:55 Little brother starts across street ** Older brother grabs his hand and looks both ways **

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President Roosevelt travels. Justice Black comes home. Oil wells in Gulf of Mexico. Mussolini's son, Vittorio Mussolini, visits Hollywood. At Paris Exposition. War in China. World Series #5.  Princeton vs Cornell Football.
Topic: newsreel

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Dec 7, 2015
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First traffic light installed in Oakland, California.Oakland Tribune Camera News newsreel. News reel title card �New Traffic Control System Put Into Operation. Pedestrians south-bound on Broadway at 14th St. must cross San Pablo to Plaza and then 14th to Broadway and vice versa.� Great high-angle of 1920s traffic in Oakland, California. Boy scouts directing traffic on street. CU 1920s traffic light with light switching from Pedestrians to Go. Pedestrians cross street.

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Jul 24, 2013
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Jul 26, 2013
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Sep 29, 2012
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San Francisco scenics and attractions.

Work Simplification Program, York Knitting Mills Ltd., Zimmerknit Division, Hamilton, Ont., J.D. Woods & Co., Ltd. OLD METHOD VS workers loading ends of rolls of cloth into machines VS seamstresses sewing with microtimer clock in frame VS other operations in knitting mills VS sock making Throughout workers look at camera at certain points, sometimes smiling; these moments are uncanny "This Film Used in Connection with Courses in INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING Given by Ralph M. Barnes"

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Jan 3, 2017
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0652 PA8639 Bridge for the Yaque

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Jul 10, 2014
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Feb 25, 2014
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Sep 29, 2012
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San Francisco scenics and attractions.

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Photography and Editing by Prentiss Crouse. Titles by Gale Crouse.

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Explores the problems of juvenile delinquency, showing what happened in San Francisco with restless, unemployed teenagers and showing their world of disappointment, hostility and gang fights. Great footage of San Francisco neighborhoods and gangs, including jackets (colors).

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Amateur parody film

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Nov 2, 2012
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Advertising

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Jan 31, 2018
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Skeletal entry. Info in logbook.

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Jun 7, 2012
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In Siamese Society

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Some interesting shots to be logged. MS newsboy standing on corner as "Third Avenue Railway System" open streetcar passes by in background.

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Apr 22, 2016
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Safety film featuring magic trickster character "The Joker." Skeletal Entry

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Jul 14, 2016
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General Omar Bradley inspires Bradley Fighting Vehicle System (army tank)

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Sep 3, 2013
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A couple and their farm is threatened by a wolf.

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Apr 7, 2014
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Aug 31, 2012
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Feb 16, 2018
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Deals with motor vehicle safety and shows locations where most accidents occur. Suggests concentration, control and courtesy as a basis for a defense driving technique in which each driver accepts a responsibility for the safety of others as well as himself.

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Jul 30, 2012
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"Coincidencias Aldredor de 1880...

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Aug 20, 2012
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SHOWS SCENES OF THE NEW YORK WATERFRONT.

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Feb 25, 2016
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Oct 9, 2013
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New York City: City's crack 7th Army Regiment returns home in parade up Fifth Avenue. 09:45:10:13 Intertitle “New York City; Boys From the Border Back Home; City’s Crack 7th Regiment passes up 5th Avenue in review.” Parade of World War I soldiers marching up 5th Ave.

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Aug 27, 2012
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Mother's Day promo.

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May 13, 2018
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Subtitle: Automotive Operation & Maintenance Preventive Maintenance No. 2. Discusses the importance of taking good care of automotive electrical systems. Provides step-by-step guidance on tests to run. Animated diagram of the individual components of the electrical system.

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Dr. William H. Welch, Professor of Pathology at The John Hopkins University, recounts his career in medical sciences and discoveries and developments in the field.

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Mar 21, 2018
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Sep 14, 2012
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Exterior shot of Red Star Laundry, San Francisco or Oakland, California.

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[Home Movies- Saga of the Happy Wanderers]

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Feb 23, 2014
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Feb 1, 2014
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title: Universal Newsreel: SCOOP title; Smith Lands Safely, Oakland, Calif. Aircraft VH-USB landing at Oakland airport Kingsford Smith in Altair 8D Special, "Lady Southern Cross" aviator greeted spectators in orderly group behind wooden barricades on tarmac crowd inspecting plane in hangar car leaving (presumably with Kingsford Smith)

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Jan 21, 2018
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Excellent color (Kodachrome).

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Jan 29, 2013
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Oct 29, 2018
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Aviators land and are greeted by reception party Talking to press (evidently famous flyers)

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Jun 3, 2014
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06:45:29:17 VS mostly older women, some men, customers looking at flowers in a nursery. 06:45:50:18 Pretty young woman at outdoor nursery placing white flowers in her shopping cart. Narration makes sexist commentary “When we caught up with your lady customer again, she was doing exactly as she said she would, which is like, or, unlike a woman, depending on your point of view.” 06:47:38:26 Sign with blue sky backdrop: “Country Fair / Ortho Sale / Rose Dust” 06:47:40:21 1950s style cars...

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title at head: "Robert Takes Phyllis for an Airplane Ride -- Detroit Metro Airport, Oct. 30, 1960" This is a lackluster reel compared to the rest of the Croft material.

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Early Hoover Dam - views of Boulder City, Government houses, roads, city and dam Colorado.

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Dec 3, 2013
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Includes EXCELLENT shot of roller coaster near the beginning of film; from POV facing the riders, and view from the coaster.

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Jul 13, 2013
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Teaches procedures to follow when involved in an accident. Discusses the care of the injured, hazards of fire, keeping the accident from getting worse and legal responsibilities.

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Butler Library at Columbia University in New York City. Books and other material being unloaded from library and shipped away to Low Library across the quad. Several nice shots of a large group of Columbia students in front of Butler Library posing for camera.

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Silent film missing the title but it looks to be a promotional for the Fox Hour educational film series
Topic: fox hour

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Sep 11, 2012
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Movie Trailers ("Silence")

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Jun 20, 2016
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Audio track taken from Van Amburg and Jerry Jensen channel 7 “News Scene” show. Great stock shots of Bay Area Rapid Transport (BART) in 1970s. 06:57:09:02 Great low angle shot of BART train with headlights on exiting underground tunnel into underground BART station; train passes camera. 06:57:19:12 Great audio track of two TV newsmen Van Amburg and Jerry Jensen talking over shots of BART train pulling in and out of MacArthur station: “Boys is this nice.” “Really, what has to be the...

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Jan 29, 2016
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BARBERSHOP ON WHEELS. COMBINATION RAIL & HIGHWAY VEHICLE IN TENNESSEE. GERMAN SHEPHERD HELPS FIGHT FIRES. NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE DIRECT TRAFFIC FROM AIRPLANE. POWER BOATS IN INTERNATIONAL GOLD CUP REGATTA. CU hand operating telegraph lever. Communications, Electricity Telegraphs Hands (operating telegraph) Technology Newsreels Title Card: "Chevrolet Leader News" over montage. 0:38:34 superimposed newspaper headline indicating "Tricky Trims While-U-Wait; Clipper Cuts 'Em...

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Great perspective shot from front of cable car riding down Market Street in San Francisco before 1906 earthquake and after. Footage of San Francisco devastated after 1906 earthquake; ruins, crumbled buildings, destruction, fire in aftermath. 08:04:57:12 Newspaper headline from The Call - Chronicle - Examiner “Earthquake and Fire San Francisco in Ruins.”

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Jun 3, 2014
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Promoting the Raytheon television set. Salesman pays sales call on skeptical family and convinces each member in turn. Discussion of tuning, UHF, and picture quality. Boy and girl talking with parents in living room. Same adult male character as "Midwest Holiday." Television assembly shots. 1950s family talks to a TV salesman. 06:01:38:04 Red-haired preteen boy energetically runs to answer the knock on the door. Boy calls to family “Hey Mom, Dad, Bill, Ginger, the TV salesman’s...

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Dec 3, 2013
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13th birthday of Alma Emma Spreckels on Aug. 1922 in films taken at the Spreckels Napa Stock Farm. Includes rare footage of Mr. Spreckels.

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two columns of soldiers marching past camera on army base pilot getting into plane VS soldiers parading and on parade ground film shifts to Kodachrome -- house in suburbs or country, mother and baby (named Cathy or Ben, gleaned from film can) soldier (with hat but otherwise in informal uniform) and woman pose on street (Vallejo Street, San Francisco); Palace of Fine Arts visible in background other family members parade as well, posing with soldier

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Many good stock shots to be logged.

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May 8, 2014
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Jun 1, 2018
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London scenes

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PROVIDES SCENES OF ALASKA'S GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES, PEOPLE, INDUSTRIES & METHODS OF TRANSPORTATION. SHOWS FAIRBANKS, BUT NOT ANCHORAGE. MAPS SHOW STRATEGIC POSITION OF ALASKA.  
Topics: Alaska, United States geography

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Mar 2, 2016
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United Nations forces at 38th parallel in Korea, and many other stories.

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Mar 2, 2016
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Jan 3, 2013
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Jan 16, 2018
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Feb 4, 2014
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Feb 18, 2008
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